The password of 75000 Indians turned out to be bigbasket, are you also keeping these 10 common passwords somewhere?
Cyber crimes: The incidents of cybercrime are increasing rapidly in the country, although every possible effort is being made to stop them. But one of the main reasons for the increase of these incidents is the mistakes made by the users somewhere. According to a report, millions of users in our country are using very weak passwords, which are very easy for hackers to crack and they are also stealing your data and other personal information.
Amidst these incidents, NordPass has shared the list of most common passwords used in 2022, which shows that around 3.5 lakh people in the country are using “password” as their password to sign up. . According to the report, more than 75,000 Indians are using “BigBasket” as their password. According to the report, the top 10 most common passwords this year include 123456, bigbasket, password, 12345678, 123456789, pass@123, 1234567890, anmol123, abcd1234 and googledummy.
According to the report, this password is used by thousands of users. The research was done not only in India but in about 30 countries. The report claimed that passwords like guest, vip, 123456 and others are being used by a large number of people all over the world. It has also been said in the reports that “every year researchers see the same pattern.
How to keep your account secure
- Users are advised to use complex and long passwords with different letters, symbols and numbers. For example, one could use “@s1Q0#+Ga@os”. By applying this type of password, you can avoid the incident of data theft.
- Users keep different passwords for each of their accounts. Using the same password makes it very easy for hackers to crack your password.
- Use dual verification.
- Change your password after a maximum of three months. Apart from this, if the users change the password every month, then they will be able to be very safe from such incidents.
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